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Newtown school district to get $1.3 million from Education Department

The Newtown, Connecticut, public school district will receive a $1.3 million endowment from the U.S.

Federal judge says Arizona sheriff was racially profiling

Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio has required prison inmates to wear pink underwear and saved taxpayers money by removing salt and pepper from prisons. He has, at times, forbidden convicted murderer Jodi Arias from speaking to the press.

7 injured after trains collide in Missouri

Two freight trains collided at an overpass near Chaffee, Missouri, early Saturday morning, injuring seven people, authorities said.

London police arrest friend of Woolwich murder suspect after TV interview

British counter-terrorism police arrested a man, who said he was a friend of a suspect in the Woolwich soldier killing, after he gave an interview to the BBC Friday night, the British broadcaster said.

Senator warns 60 votes not secured for immigration reform

One of the Gang of Eight senators who negotiated an immigration deal headed to the Senate floor says the bill does not yet have support to overcome a potential filibuster.

Hagel: Scourge of sexual assault "must be stamped out"

Sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military "are a profound betrayal of sacred oaths and sacred trusts," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told cadets Saturday at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Hackers appear to probe U.S. energy infrastructure

The United States is investigating "a string of malicious" cyber incidents that appear to be focused on probing energy infrastructure, a U.S. official familiar with the latest intelligence tells CNN.

Holder involved in decision to ask for search warrant for reporter's private emails

Attorney General Eric Holder was involved in the Justice Department's decision to seek a search warrant for Fox News reporter James Rosen's private e-mails, a Justice official told CNN.

A tornado's heading your way: Now what?

You've just that heard a tornado is headed directly toward you. You don't have a safe room, and you're not near a shelter. Do you hunker down and hope for the best or do you flee?

VIDEO: Gun, drug texts featured in new Trayvon Martin shooting evidence

Items taken from Trayvon Martin's cell phone -- including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants -- are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused